Postal or proxy votes still available

Residents in Angus are being reminded that the deadline to apply for a postal or postal proxy vote for the May 3 Angus Council election is 5pm on Wednesday, April 18.

The deadline to apply to apply for a new proxy vote is 5pm on Wednesday, April 25.

Voters who wish to cancel or change an existing postal or proxy vote must do so by 5pm on Wednesday, April 18.

Voters are also reminded that the deadline to register to vote is Wednesday 18 April.

Voters who wish to register to vote or to apply for a postal or proxy vote should call the Electoral Registration Officer on 01307 462416.

For further information, visit Angus Council website http://www.angus.gov.uk/elections/lge2012/

This week and for the following two, the Montrose Review is carrying a 250-word statement from each of the six candidates. See page 12.

The six are: Andrew Boyd, Scottish Conservative and Unionist; Bill Duff, Scottish National Party; David May, Scottish Liberal Democrat; Ina Paton, Scottish Labour; Mark Salmond, Independent; and Paul Valentine, Scottish National Party.